Eleri Earnshaw

Position: NJ/NY Gotham Reserves, Co-Head Coach,



St. Asaph, Wales


MS in Exercise Physiology, BS in Biology

Coaching credentials

UEFA B, UEFA B Youth, English FA Level 2

Coaching history

Assistant Coach, Fordham University, former Head Coach at LIU Brooklyn, former assistant coach at Yale University, Central Connecticut University and LIU Brooklyn

Club — CFC ECNL, SoccerPlus ECNL, English FA Youth Programs

Coaching philosophy

Create an environment in which players will succeed because of their work rate, desire to learn, attention to detail and love of the game.


Welsh National Team, Welsh Youth National Team, Arsenal Ladies, Arsenal Ladies Academy

Non-soccer passion/hobby

Reading, cooking, music

Favorite club

Newcastle United

Favorite book

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Favorite movie

Kill Bill: Volumes 1 and 2 by Quentin Tarantino

Favorite song

Too many . . .

A good coach is one who helps his players maximize or discover their potential. That is his principal function.

— Marcelo Bielsa, Argentina and Chile coach